Time for some disco dancin’ flyness!!! Maxdal wants you to ‘Keep Your Moove’ by way of motion recs. He’s gotta have your love as he doesn’t have much time. So, a funky disco house jacker is in order and boy oh boy, my oh my evcn!!! This jacks so much yo’ moma be dancin!!! serious funky house heat, be sure to handle it!!!
Tenacious by name, Tenacious in skillset, Tenacious ‘How I Love You’ is out on motion recs and you cannot miss out on it!!! A top class slice of Tribal meets Tech House with duelling synths, tough beats and a vocal that screams ‘proper house music ‘ with every fibre of its being. How we love this track!!!
Lisa Unique and a host of top remixers rework the classic house anthem ‘ Let Me Love You For Tonight’. So far there are clips on Lisa’s SoundCloud and a Juno Download pre-order link for this March. do check those clips out though because this is destined to be absolutely MASSIVE!!!
Rae, Mandal & Forbes ‘That Feeling’
Rae, Mandal & Forbes team up for some spine-tingling vocal house action, as for those vocals, if they don’t make your hairs stand up on the back of your neck, well….
A large slice of club primed heat out now on Get Twisted
Burn baby burn!!! Rhythm Staircase invite everybody to come and jack to their Tech/Disco fusion of supah fly 70s/80s sounds, sax licks and bumpin’ beats. To quote Cat from Red Dwarf ‘Aaaaaaooooowwwwwww!!!’
An open invitation from Alkali to lose ourselves? we’ll take it!!! Starting with 90’s beats before evolving into a blend of tough and smooth synths and a looped Hip Hop/House vox, red hot party heater alert!!!
Time for a Sunday round of big beats!!! For your Funky Breaks fix Rory Hoy Vs Kitten & The Hip have just the medicine with ‘Dirty Little Secret’ on Super Hi Fi Recordings. The Fort Knox Five remix of ‘Dirty Little Secret’ is No1 on our playlist.
And for the lovers of House Music we have plenty of goodies for your ears. The rising talent that is Chris Sammarco dazzles us with a dreamy slice of oldskool US House on the Kidology imprint, it’s called ‘I’m A Fool’ and we love it!
Black Tantra ‘Big Trouble’ on the We Jack imprint is a delightful number with summery pianos and husky vocals. Tough Love have a suitably tough number out with big whomps and twisted vocals called ‘Friday Night’. Rhythm Staircase ‘Let’s Go Dancing’ out on motion has a mid 90’s Tribal House thing going on with a hypnotic thud, Garage style beats and hypnotic horns.
When Skapes is in the joint you know the ‘Music’s Pumpin’ and it most certainly is on this nice thumping roller. And to get the warehouse party heaving is Glen Coombs on the excellent Criminal Hype imprint with the essential ‘Warehouse Jams EP’ featuring remixes from Leon & Vibe Killers.
Next up on our playlist is another great warehouse jam, namely Eyes Everywhere‘s ‘FiveO’ taken from the ‘Family & Friends Vol One’ compilation on Desert Hearts Records. Then from the warehouse to the Garage we go with Kindred Soul ‘She’s Got It’, quality classic UKG sounds out on Highly Swung Records.
Simma Black have some of their signature chugging Tech House out, this time Maur take the reigns with their ‘Nocturnal Volume EP. W.H.A.T.A.M.I spread the feelgood grooves with some bright and warm piano house called ‘Domino’ out on MVMT. On a deeper tip is the wonderful sounds of Black Coffee with ‘Buya’ remixed by Loco Dice out on Get Physical.
On DeFunkt Recordings,Stayin’ Low & Chinooq go in with big euphoric pianos just the way we love ‘em. Check out their ‘Al Fresco EP’, it’s a gem. Kryder whip up a ravey storm with a stomping remix of Bob Sinclair ‘Someone Who Needs Me’ on Spinin‘. Fat! Records provide some ‘Late Night Chill’ with their new compilation featuring material of a laid back nature from their back cat plus some fresh new tracks too.
Staying in more of a chilled mood we have Oxen Butcher with their melodic ‘Chills EP’. and from chilled to Funky, Karmic Power Records funks us up with FunkyOne‘s ‘Behind The Love’. No18 on our top picks playlist is a huge collab between Lupe Fuentes & Todd Terry ‘Jack In The House’ out via In The Loop.
Our House Music picks draw to a close with some choice cuts from Project Soul on Exhilarated Recordings, the sparkling soulful vocal house of ‘Question My Love’ is a must for your ears. Layout & Maverik‘s ‘Hot For You’ buzzes with electrifying synths and tough beats. It’s out now on Substance. Hoodrat‘s ‘Come Back EP’ on DeFunkt Recordings features the gorgeous Garagey groove ‘Love Me Because’ featured at No21 in our playlist.
JONO dons some shiny Techno boots for the dark pumping ‘Knocking On The Sky EP’ on DualOrbit Recordings, get your stomp on for this one!!! Raveskool Recordings have only gone and released the best NuSkool Hardcore track of 2016. You can thank the talented duo of Monks & Mort for the rushin’ ‘ardcore of ‘Don’t You Want’, it’s massive!
Another incredibly talented artist, one we have tons of love for is Motivbreaks. He has a new EP out on VIM containing two lush tracks that combine 92 Rave, Breaks, House & Garage all in his signature haunting yet euphoric style.
On the mellow mid-tempo bass tip is Eliphante whose ‘Catching On’ gives Major Lazer a serious run for the money when it comes to downright catchy sounds. The Art aud imprint has the second of it’s ‘Secret Rave EPs’ out featuring oldskool hardcore style tracks by Anybody Anytime, G-23 + Rivet, Myler & Textasy who clearly loves the classic video game ‘Streets Of Rage’
We go into some futuristic Footwork and plenty of Drum & Bass kicking off with a great experimental track from Fekix‘s new EP on Good Street Records. Gradual & Impak have a huge EP for free up on Technique Recording‘s Soundcloud page. Beat Assassins ‘Deny’ opens with a striking intro leading into organ driven vocal DnB plus a remix from DJ Rap!
MC Fats has a brand new EP of awesome collabs with Alibi, Brother, Mini M, Squarewave & Serum continuing his excellent series of releases on his U Understand Me imprint. Caspar & Rusko team up for an EP of slickly produced cutting edge Grime/Bass music titled the ‘Fruity Loops EP’, it is of course fiyaah!!
Out on Rasta Vibez for lovers of Vinyl & Ragga Jungle, Mystic Pulse & Gunman provide the fiyah beats and vocals that will have crowds jumping! North Base‘s latest release is the stunning big room vocal DnB of ‘I Found You’ out on Audioporn. And we conclude this round-up with some deep ground breaking DnB from Ed:It,Handra & Mystic State on the cutting edge Addictive Behaviour label.
Enjoy what remains of your weekend. If you’re lovin the tunes we featured here they are all available to purchase from reputable online retailers. Give this post a share and let your friends know about the tunes!
Featured below is a playlist of tracks taken from 55 current releases in pretty much all fields of dance/bass music
Starting with the Breakbeat Disco funk of Discotron’s remix for Audio Jacker then moving into some bassy house beats from Black Girl/White Girl & Skapes. Next up is Sub Slayers new release by Rony Blue and produced by King Yoof, amazing voice and top class production on this infectious summery Reggae Bass tune.
Also in the playlist is Bobby Harvey’s new track for 18 099 Records remixed by RyKy, wait for the drop on this beaut!! The Detroit Project take us back to.. well Detroit of course with their new release on Sweep The Floor, ravey!!!
Sirmo’s ‘Take The Shot’ is a dark injection of bass taken from their new EP on Low Pitched Records. The very tasty Gawp Dub is next taken from Bang Tidy’s new one for Night6 Shift Sound. How about a bit of Techno courtesy of the Divide remix of Eddie Amador ‘Crazy’ out now on Freakin909
We’re a bit late posting this one but better late than never, we wouldn’t want you to miss out on sanXero’s retake of the classic ‘Rescue Me’ originally sang by Debbie Malone. Keeping on that classic tip how about this great remix of ‘Let The Music Play’ by Angelo Scalici (Free Download)
Somewhere between Speed Garage, House & Techno is Bodhi ‘Groove’ from their new EP on W&O Street Tracks. We move from House to Dark Jungle in Liquid Alliance ‘Hazme Sonar’ on Ravenoyz Recordings. We jump straight back into the uplifting party vibes after that with Tali Muss ‘Summer Vibes’ (Free Download)
Dots Per Inch Ft Bia want to ‘Fix You’ with some infectious vocal deep house. Gordon John joins Traxsource chart topping label Hedonistic with a tough funky chugger with 303 stabs ‘While It Spins’. Gray & AN;RO tell us to ‘Respect Your Girl’ with a great Nu Disco/Deep House crossover track as part of the new Sleazy Deep compilation.
Some firing snarling DnB from DJ Ransome next. ‘Creepy Crawlies’ packs in the atmosphere and intense basslines for an addictive roller. On the Jungle tip The Freestylers remix RDX ‘Pull Up Selecta’ for a tasty free download. Ground Mass unveils sister imprint Air Mass with a great EP of dark tribal experimental sounds at 160BPM from Beatnok. Future Wildstyle have a free 2 track EP of growling 130BPM Jungle Breaks you should snap up quick, it’s a free download too
We’re about halfway through now with an amazing track by Basic Forces, deep melodic DnB up for a free download. Osk Kosh remakes rave anthem ‘Rockin’ Down The House’ into a firing shot of Ragga Jungle/Breakcore as part of ‘The Brext Episode EP’ on Jigsore Digital. Moving back into House/Techno realms we have a thumper of a track by Hutchy on Articulate Sound. From thumpers to more soulful sounds thanks to Subsound & Strutter with a lovely free track.
Hard drums and bubblin’ angry bass. It can only be INKPHET’s new EP on Viral Mental full of crunching dark dark DnB beats. Need to cool down after that? Raphasosyk has the medicine for your ears Deep House style with ‘Broken Clock Melody’ on afrika motion. Matthias Leisegang follows with undoubtedly one of the best tracks of 2016. That’s right, you heard it, one of the best. ‘My Body’ comes with incredible remixes, it’s a underground anthem and out now on DRUM Records
More gorgeous House Music next via Muskox Records, Marco Colomba & Beth. ‘Slow Heart Beat’ is a scintillating track with guitar licks, deep bass and slapping beats not to mention stunning vocals. Time for some pianos now, Stuart Ojelay serves up the summer goodness with ‘Don’t Let Go’. Electrik Cat features next with ‘WTF’ from their new EP on In The Loop, a big slice of Ghetto House with heavy stabs, pounding beats and Hip Hop vox.
Next is 3 tracks currently out on the Future Follower imprint from Jubley, Skuvlow & Gribzy. As always it’s cutting edge bass music sounds the likes you will not hear anywhere else. House action again with the next track in the playlist. Roog ‘Buzzin’ taken from their new EP on Simma Black is a perfect speaker teaser. Hott Like Detroit ‘Paradise’ follows taken from their new release on Audio Rehab, A nice combo of tough drums and jazzy chords.
Vanilla Ace takes a famous sax lick and fashions it into a great club anthem called ‘Gee’. Luke Davidson drops some lushious deep and soulful house sounds with ‘Honey Come’ featuring vocals from Brooke davis out now on Myriad Black. Out now on Amplified Records is Martin Hellfritzsch’s new release of which featured is the deep dubby chugger ‘Hustle’
Kideko & George Kwali’s ‘Crank gets a vocal makeover which only adds to the instant appeal. Next up a trio of tracks from recent output on the Country Club Disco imprint. Garage House with a tropical vibe from MRJ’s new LP. The elegance of Chicago and toughness of detroit combined on a bouncey number from Cleary. And just all round trippy brilliance from Eyes Everywhere.
Kowton strips Dusky’s ‘Sort It Out Sharon’ to the bone but keeps the dark rave hazy intensity of the original. VEB takes us on a progressive romantic ride of DnB to kick back to on Viral Mental. From hazy keys at 174bpm to towering techno from Leo Lipolis on Konneqt with a commanding vocal. And from full on Techno to a slapping funky house track from Sakke taken from their new EP on motion recs.
Some Latin heat from Swindle precedes strong peaking tech house from Drift supported by the likes of Brandon Block and custom built for rocking the white isle. Bando & Jorgie revisit the true House sound with a rocking NuSkool house number with awesome spoken word vocals
Unified Audio’s Year 2 compilation is out now featuring deep musical visions of the minds of some of Bass music’s finest such as Provoke whose track features in the playlist. Punk meets Synthwave meets Electronica for the electrifying current single by Jaguar Ma. We finish with a flourish including a huge techno track from the pioneer himself Mr Kevin Saunderson then 3 tracks on the Simma Black/Red imprints by artists whose very names scream high quality beats, namely Wax Worx, Martin Ikin & Lowsteppa. Hope you enjoyed this round up. Give the blog a share on Twitter, Facebook and your socials of choice
Fresh Bass Music from Jay Tripwire, The Reign, Catchment x No Artificial Colours plus more in our ten picks of the day
1.Jay Tripwire – Cascadia Represent
Jay Tripwire’s back on Viva Recordings with the Cascadia Represent! EP. as with his previous EPs for the label we get that fertile ground of dubby goodness somewhere between House and Techno. 3 tracks that personify underground club music for real tastemakers
2.The Reign – Are You Missing Me
Big anthem time from The Reign, take a huge catchy vocal, sprinkle in some infectious club primed piano house and you have a feelgood track for those summer nights!!!
S3aN J4Y’s back on Sweep The Floor Recs with another massive vocal house tune ‘The One’ sung by Hayley J brown and packed with excellent remixes including our fave version by Dots Per Inch
8.Gribzy – Sunken Soul
A fine mixture of 4×4 Bass House and stepping Grime influenced bass music from the rising talent Gribzy out now on Future Follower
9.S.Chu- Secret Player EP
Right from the start of ‘Subwalker’ the beats pound pleasingly, the vocal snippets set the tone and mood with deep bassy atmosphere. ‘Going Down’ ventures into Ghetto House parts for some tough n funky dancefloor action. Be sure to snap up S. Chu’s ‘Secret Player EP’ out on Simma Red
10.Rob Bliss- Listen to the Sunshine EP
Rob Bliss relives the raving days of the 90s with one breakbeat garage banger, one 4×4 chugger and a full on Jungle/DnB heater all with big ravey sounds and the unmistakable much loved oldskool feel
You’ve heard of ‘7 Ways To Love’ well here’s 9 essential doses of Bass Music out this week from electronica to uplifting house and some DnB!!!!
1.Cut La Roc – ‘The Preacher’
Cut La Roc’s huge piano house anthem ‘The Preacher’ is out 15/07/16 on motion rcs. A sunny blend of uplifting Italo style piano and Latin flavoured beats, an absolute gem of a track for the real house lovers
2.Richey Profound – Last Record EP (Simma Black)
Richey Profound gives ‘bumpin’ a whole new definition with this chunky 2 tracker of deep tech house on Simma Black
3.LHK – Chicago (Chunk Remix) [Free Download]
Nice US house chugger from Chunk up for the free download featuring cool vox and great synths
4.Timmy P – Tip Top
Timmy P drops this sweet free dl on the House N House channel, big bumpy beats and Korg M1 pianos to lose yourself into
5.Dots Per Inch ft. Ella Croucher – Hold You Close EP
Dots Per Inch delight us once again with the super crisp production and garagey goodness of ‘Hold You Close’ with Ella Croucher on vocals and top remixes from Tre Smith & Niels Solberg/Ben Muetsch
6.NY SkyKore – Flight Lines
Atmospheric deep jungle sounds from NY SkyKore on Dark Til Dawn Recs. Great oldskool themed tracks with a nod to PFM, LTJ Bukem and other pioneers of the intelligent jungle sound. Listening to this feels like being back in the good old days
7.Amplified Records Ibiza Sampler 2016
Amplified Records unveil this excellent compilation featuring everything from uplifting summery deep house to hypnotic techno featuring artists like K & K, Latecomer, Wheats & Josh Gregg, Havana Dub and more, a must!!!
8.Gaffe of a Lifetime-GAFFE SEASON 1…
20yr Brooklyn resident Gaffe blends music, poetry and visual art on this great conceptual album of glitchy techno influenced beats. Looking for something that breaks the mould and sounds amazing? Bit of Hip Hop? All present on this classy release